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Advanced Nonwovens in Filtration

Course: Half Day, 0.4 CEUs

Instructor: Steve Ogle

Course Description:

What are nonwovens? Why are they so popularly and increasingly used in air and liquid filtration? How are nonwovens produced? Why nonwovens are uniquely qualified for filtration purposes? How to select nonwovens to meet your particular filtration needs? This four hour short course will help you answer these questions and you will also learn how to conduct your own bench top forensic analysis of the filter.

Course Content: 

  • What are nonwovens?
  • Characteristics of the most common types of materials used
  • Filtration benefits of each nonwoven web forming process
  • Adding Values by ponding, laminating, and finishing techniques
  • Recap and Q&A

Instructor Bio:

Mr. Ogle serves as VP Education and Marketing of Filtration Technologies International, Inc. He is a skilled international ambassador in educational training and public speaking with extensive experience as a technology scout and innovator, researching and developing equipment and production lines to manufacturer multiple products and processes. He is a graduate from Missouri Southern State University in mechanical design and business/management with undergraduate studies at Pittsburg State University focused on human resources development. He was Director of Technical Affairs and Education at INDA from 2007 to 2015 and VP of R&D at Leggett & Platt from 1997 to 2007. His 37 year career has been focused on engineering technology-related areas, including machine design, product research & development, quality assurance and production processes. In his spare time he enjoys missionary field work, wood turning, hunting and fishing.